The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 47 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing DevOps 26 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.32% 1.74% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 2.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
DevOps
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
623 621 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 79.57% 77.05% 72.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 399 186
Average daily rate £356 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 10
Average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.75 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £36.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

DevOps
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region.

DevOps Daily Rate Trend in Wales

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +18 16 £358 -24.73% 1
West Wales +6 5 £425 +21.42% 2
North Wales - 1 £415 -
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing DevOps also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DevOps.

1 31 (81.58%) Linux
2 20 (52.63%) Puppet
3 19 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 15 (39.47%) MySQL
5 14 (36.84%) Configuration Management
5 14 (36.84%) Scrum
5 14 (36.84%) Ruby
5 14 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (34.21%) Java
7 12 (31.58%) Python
8 10 (26.32%) Perl
8 10 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (23.68%) Relational Database
9 9 (23.68%) Ansible
9 9 (23.68%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (23.68%) Software Delivery
9 9 (23.68%) .NET
9 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
9 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
9 9 (23.68%) MSBuild
9 9 (23.68%) Open Source
10 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (21.05%) Hudson
10 8 (21.05%) Artifactory
10 8 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
10 8 (21.05%) Windows
10 8 (21.05%) VMware
10 8 (21.05%) Apache

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing DevOps also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DevOps. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (21.05%) Apache
2 6 (15.79%) nginx
3 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.89%) JBoss
5 2 (5.26%) Confluence
5 2 (5.26%) IIS
5 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.26%) Jetty
6 1 (2.63%) Liferay
6 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.63%) Zope
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (7.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (5.26%) Google App Engine
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.63%) PaaS
5 1 (2.63%) IaaS
5 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) HTTP
2 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 6 (15.79%) SSL
3 3 (7.89%) DNS
4 2 (5.26%) Firewall
4 2 (5.26%) IPsec
4 2 (5.26%) DHCP
4 2 (5.26%) FTP
5 1 (2.63%) Network Security
5 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) MySQL
2 9 (23.68%) Relational Database
3 6 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (15.79%) Hadoop
3 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (23.68%) MSBuild
3 8 (21.05%) Artifactory
3 8 (21.05%) Hudson
4 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.26%) Subversion
5 2 (5.26%) JIRA
5 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.63%) Maven
6 1 (2.63%) RSpec
General
1 2 (5.26%) Electronics
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (2.63%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) .NET
2 4 (10.53%) LAMP
3 3 (7.89%) J2EE
3 3 (7.89%) XML
4 2 (5.26%) VXML
4 2 (5.26%) Servlets
4 2 (5.26%) JSON
4 2 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (2.63%) Mason
5 1 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.63%) REST
5 1 (2.63%) Catalyst
5 1 (2.63%) Django
5 1 (2.63%) SOAP
5 1 (2.63%) Web Services
5 1 (2.63%) CSS
5 1 (2.63%) HTML
5 1 (2.63%) CPAN
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Digital Media
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) User Experience
2 2 (5.26%) DTV
2 2 (5.26%) IVR
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (81.58%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.16%) UNIX
5 3 (7.89%) CentOS
6 2 (5.26%) Fedora
7 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Configuration Management
1 14 (36.84%) Scrum
1 14 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.68%) Open Source
3 9 (23.68%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (23.68%) Software Delivery
4 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 6 (15.79%) Analytics
6 4 (10.53%) TDD
7 3 (7.89%) SOA
7 3 (7.89%) Video Analytics
7 3 (7.89%) MapReduce
7 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.26%) Kanban
8 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.26%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.26%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) Ruby
2 13 (34.21%) Java
3 12 (31.58%) Python
4 10 (26.32%) Perl
5 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
5 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell
6 6 (15.79%) Jython
7 5 (13.16%) PHP
8 2 (5.26%) SQL
8 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.26%) C
9 1 (2.63%) C#
9 1 (2.63%) Scala
9 1 (2.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) vCloud
2 2 (5.26%) Xen
3 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (52.63%) Puppet
2 10 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (23.68%) Ansible
4 2 (5.26%) Salt
5 1 (2.63%) SELinux
5 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
2 8 (21.05%) VMware
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle
4 3 (7.89%) Google
5 2 (5.26%) SAP
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.26%) Avaya
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco
6 1 (2.63%) Zend
6 1 (2.63%) RightScale
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